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Happy Happy, Joy Joy, Mickey You EEEDIOT! Disney’s Famous Mouse Gets A Ren & Stimpy Make-Over

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.48.50 PMNew York, NY – Monday, July 1, 2013

Another Mickey Mouse short was released by Disney, this time in English, and taking place in NY no less.  New York Weenie is the closest thing to gross-out Ren & Stimpy, John Kricfalusi style animation I’ve seen in years, and it’s by DISNEY!  And it’s using their MOST BRANDED CHARACTER!

Far more over-the-top than their last Mickey short yet not as over the top as that crazy floor slap gif from the colorized Mickey’s Choo Choo cartoon from 1929 (the era these new cartoons are harkening back to.

They have loosened their reigns on the mouse, and are allowing him to be more compromised and unhinged than we have ever seen him. SEE VIDEO HERE (NOT YET ON YOUTUBE).  This is a risk most giant corporations don’t usually take with their cash cow, but this is a new era of Disney Mickey shorts.

It’s surreal for Disney to be let’s say “Paying an homage” to Ren & Stimpy, considering the linage of both cartoons.Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.34.21 PMMickey is getting frustrated with hot dog.

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.34.58 PM Classic Stimpy getting frustrated with Ren.

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.33.50 PMMickey “gross out” extreme close-up.

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.41.34 PMWhich was a staple of the Ren & Stimpy toons.

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.58.23 PMLittle guy confronted by big yelling guy…little guy triumphs.

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.36.46 PMCommon in Ren & Stimpy toons.

One thing that rubbed me weird is that this happened…

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.30.37 PMIf a pig is gambling…

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 6.31.02 PMAgainst a the hot dog.  You would think he would be a little turned off by it.  It would be like us gambling against a sack of sentient ground up human lips, noses, and anuses.  It might cause you to fold and call it a day.

Written by Cojo “Art Juggernaut”

Written by
Cojo Art Juggernaut

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Artiholics, Art Sucks, and the soon to be launched podcast Artist In Repose, Cojo "Art Juggernaut" (Colin C. Jorgensen) is a NYC based artist, art writer, and occasional photographer.

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